The Necessity Of The Necessity Defense

By Amanda Schemkes, -

By Amanda Schemkes for Civil Liberties Defense Center - Last May, I watched the news reports about the girl who attached herself to the anchor chain of Shell’s Arctic Challenger as it sat in the [...]

Oil Industry Warns Shell Not To Drill Arctic

By Lori Chandler, -

By Lori Chandler in Big Think. Shell has received the final permits to drill off the coast of Alaska,courtesy of the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE). Many in the oil [...]

A Day Of Tears: Report From The “sHell No!” Action

By Kollibri terre Sonnenblume, -

By Kollibri terre Sonnenblume in MacsKamoksha - As has been well-documented, Royal Dutch Shell has plans to drill for oil in the Arctic, despite their knowledge that such extraction will [...]

Protesters Removed From Portland Bridge

By Stuart Tomlinson, -

By Stuart Tomlinson in Oregon Live - Just before 6 p.m. Thursday night, Shell Oil's controversial icebreaker MSV Fennica weaved through nine remaining protesters hanging from the St. Johns Bridge [...]

Breaking: Protesters Dangle From Bridge To Block Shell

By Stuart Tomlinson, -

By Stuart Tomlinson for Oregon Live, Activists Protesting Oil Drilling Demonstrators took to the river in kayaks and hung from ropes off the St. Johns bridge to protest shell drilling for oil in [...]

Kayactivists Protest Shell Ship In Portland

By Art Edwards, -

By Art Edwards for KGW. PORTLAND, Ore. -- The fight against drilling for oil in the Arctic has come to Portland. Climate change activists kayaked to Swan Island Friday night and then again on [...]

Obama’s Approval of Arctic Oil Drilling Is A Bitter Betrayal

By Miyoko Sakashita in Medium - The Obama administration had approved Shell’s permits to drill for oil in the Arctic this summer. It came like a punch in the gut. How could he? Not only will [...]

Kayactivists Prepare For Shell Icebreaker To Arrive In Portland

By Amelia Templeton, -

By Amelia Templeton in OPB - Climate change activists in Portland are planning to take to the water in kayaks to engage in civil disobedience when an ice-breaking vessel working for the the Royal [...]